Recycle Up! Ghana (RUG) is an African-German initiative that works with Ghanaian schools to tackle the waste problem in the country. Collected and cleaned trash is sold to a local recycling company.
People associated with the tourism industry are miffed over President Duterte's threat to temporarily shut down Boracay Island to prevent environmental degradation. Can a compromise be reached? Ana P. Santos reports.
Despite initial skepticism, the Eco-Schools initiative is gaining momentum in Ghana. Students get hands-on experience with sustainability, such as waste management — crucial in a land where it's practically non-existent.
Cities hold tons of materials that can be reused — and doing so can address over-exploitation of scarce natural resources. From buildings to electronic waste, we are surrounded by value. So how does urban mining work?
After a major Dutch supermarket chain confirmed a new plastic-free aisle, a grassroots movement to combat millions of tons of packaging waste is finally gaining momentum across Europe.
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